Categories for entry
- Primary School Category for those films that feature primary school children involved in key creative roles in the production (script, conception, production)
- Secondary School Category for those films that feature secondary school children involved in key creative roles in the production
- Open Category for everyone else.
Judging is by popular vote and there are lots of prizes to be won:
- There are three prizes for the Primary School Category entries. 1st place wins $500 sponsored by Harvey Norman Sunshine, 2nd place wins $300 sponsored by PC Accounting and 3rd place wins $200 sponsored by Money3.
- There are three prizes for Secondary School Category entries. 1st place wins $2,000 sponsored by G.L.Lee Real Estate & Westpac Bank, 2nd place wins $1,000 sponsored by Shine Lawyers and 3rd place wins $500 sponsoredby Sweeney Estate Agents
- We have one grand prize for the Open Category which is a cool $5,000 sponsored by SBA
- There is also a Judge’s Prize of $500 sponsored by Shine Lawers for artistic merit awarded by our expert judges and which is open to all categories. Maurice Blackburn Lawyers Sunshine have sponsored the Knights in Sunshine 5 BEST COSTUME Awards – so make sure you dress up to win one of the $100 prizes on the night.
This year will also see the introduction of the prestigious Millennium Trophy, a unique award with a special reference to Sunshine as those of you who attended the 2015 festival will know.
All finalists’ films will be screened on Friday 28th October 2016 at Village Cinemas Sunshine.